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359. Sukhi bhava! It is an order as well as a blessing - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

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"Do not be unhappy. There is no need to be unhappy or sad about your body, and the things happening in your mind, about people, situations, events and circumstances around you. Then, what can you be unhappy about? Can you be? Is there any other thing to be unhappy about? Is it? Sukhi bhava! It is an order as well as a blessing."

358. The water becomes calm - Sri Anandamayi Ma

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"Water inside a pitcher noisily moves to and fro when the pitcher is disturbed. But as soon as the pitcher is placed in a position of equilibrium, the water becomes calm. Similarly, sit for long in a steadfast posture with your mind concentrated on one fixed thought or aim, the restlessness of your mind will be slowly subdued."

357. That makes it easier to see clearly - Swami Udit Chaithanya.

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"While we detach ourselves and observe how the game of life develops, without being active participants, we are able to see the big picture with greater clarity. That makes it easier to see clearly what role we have to play and where our contribution lies. We are creators, and our thoughts, emotions and attitudes are our own work."

356. A difficult thing for the mind to think - Swami Krishnananda.

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"If omnipresence, omniscience and omnipotence are to be pressed into one being and this being is to be focussed into a jet of action, what will be the result? This is what happened when Sri Krishna lived as a Person in this world. This is also the difficulty which people feel in writing a biography of Krishna, for, to be all-comprehensive is a difficult thing for the mind to think."

355. He steps up into a realm of his own - Swami Chinmayananda.

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"Love is a link that connects, a force that attracts, a fascinating that seizes, and a clasp that grasped. Therefore, when one established himself in the relationship of devotion with the Divine, he steps up into a realm of his own, having his own enchantments and personal experiences."

354. Have a simple and unassuming manner of life - Swami Sivananda.

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"Have a simple and unassuming manner of life. Live not to eat, but eat to live. Bear no envy. Commit no slander. Speak no falsehood. Practise no deceit. Harbour no malice. You will be ever joyful, happy and peaceful. Righteousness is the rule of life. Lead a virtuous life. Strictly adhere to Dharma. Human life is not Human without virtues. Study the lives of saints and draw inspiration from them. Cultivate a melting heart, the giving hand, the kindly speech, the life of service, equal vision, and impartial attitude."

353. Discard everything that weakens you - Swami Vivekananda.

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17/04/2017.

"Anything that is secret and mysterious in these systems of yoga should be at once rejected. The best guide in life is strength. In religion, as in all other matters, discard everything that weakens you, have nothing to do with it."

352. laws of the Ignorance - Sri Aurobindo.

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"The ordinary life is that of the average human consciousness separated from its own true self and from the Divine and led by the common habits of the mind, life and body which are the laws of the Ignorance."

351. Ignorance and lack of wisdom - Sri Ramana Maharishi.

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"In no single one of the countless objects of the mundane world is there anything that can be called happiness. It is through sheer ignorance and lack of wisdom that we fancy that happiness is obtained from them. On the contrary, when the mind is externalized, it suffers pain and anguish."

350. Your Ignorance - Sri Ramakrishna.

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“You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the sun rises. Can you therefore say that there are no stars in the heavens during the day? Because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God.”

349. The qualities of the soul are peace, joy, love, bliss, purity, strength and truth - Swami Udit Chaithanya

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09/04/2017.

"The qualities of the soul are peace, joy, love, bliss, purity, strength and truth, which undergo change depending on the actions performed by the soul. If the soul performs positive actions, these qualities increase and if the actions performed are negative, they decrease."



348. Peace of mind - Sri Anandamayi Ma

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 "A worldly desire, if unfulfilled, makes you miserable; if fulfilled, it is almost invariably followed by some other desire and the chain of desire disturbs your peace of mind."

347. Women have to be educated - SatyaSai

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09/04/2017.

“To save at least the next generation, women have to be educated in a well planned manner and endowed with the wisdom, fortitude and faith that can equip them for the great responsibility that rests upon them…"

346. He is called a 'man' - Swami Krishnananda

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"He is called a 'man' who, when anger rises forcibly within, is able to subdue and cast it out as a snake casts away its slough with ease," said Hanuman to himself when he suspected that the fire he set through the whole of Lanka might perhaps have burnt Sita, too.

345. The 'eternal law' - Swami Chinmayananda.

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09/04/2017.

The 'eternal law' provides each of us with a circumstance in 'life' to enjoy or suffer strictly according to and in continuation of our past. There are no accidents in the eternal law. 'Moment-to-moment, life is progressive, continual and logical.'

344. Selfishness is the devil incarnate in every man - Swami Sivananda.

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09/04/2017.

Selfishness makes the heart small. A selfish man has neither scruples nor character. Peace of mind is unknown to him. It is selfishness that prompts one to do evil deeds. Man lives in vain if he is selfish and miserly. Selfishness is the devil incarnate in every man. Slay the devil with the sword of selflessness.

343. Only the pure in soul can walk in light - Sri Aurobindo.

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“But few are those who tread the sunlit path;
Only the pure in soul can walk in light.”

342. Out of purity and silence comes the word of power - Swami Vivekananda

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09/04/2017.

Bless people when they revile you. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego. Hold fast to the real Self. Think only pure thoughts, and you will accomplish more than a regiment of mere preachers. Out of purity and silence comes the word of power.

341. Desire - Sri Ramana Maharishi

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09/04/2017.

 "Desiring something, imagining it to be wonderful, is the conduct of the ignorant ego-ghost.
Those ignorant people who are itching with the desire for this illusory life are whirling in the life of the cremation ground.Evil desire, a pit that can never be filled, is what plunges your life into poverty that can never be overcome."

340. The light of a lamp - Sri Ramakrishna.

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09/04/2017.

“One man may read the Bhagavata by the light of a lamp, and another may commit a forgery by that very light; but the lamp is unaffected. The sun sheds its light on the wicked as well as on the virtuous.”